MARS DRINKS™ FLAVIA® BARISTA – WORKPLACE DRINKS SOLUTIONS
Philadelphia, PA (January 7, 2016) — Fresh brewed espressos and cappuccinos at work? Yes please! Mars Drinks—a 100 percent workplace-dedicated segment of Mars, Incorporated – is once again showcasing its focus on continuous innovation with the latest enhancements for the MARS DRINKS™ FLAVIA® Barista. The newest version of the company’s signature brewer features an expanded menu of coffee-shop-style delights including double espressos and café Americanos, proving once again that the workplace and workday can be much more than the “daily grind.”
Sleek and state-of-the-art, the MARS DRINKS FLAVIA Barista brews a full range of premium, drinks for the workplace. The machine perfectly crafts authentic espresso with a thick, rich ‘crema’ at the touch of a button, as well as a full line of coffees, teas, hot chocolate and a variety of espresso-based drinks including cappuccinos, lattes and mochas. New double espresso and café Americano options give people at work even greater selection with the added convenience of never having to leave the office to enjoy the drinks they love. Newly-enhanced LCD menu display offers a more intuitive customer experience, including Spanish language support, making it easier than ever for people at work to enjoy a cup of their favorite brew without slowing down the workday.
“Our research shows that millennials view coffee as a part of work and collaboration - a way to connect with colleagues and peers.” said David Flochel, General Manager of Mars Drinks North America. “The Mars Drinks system is a key enabler for these types of interactions in the office, bringing people together to connect and collaborate while enjoying the drinks they love.” he said.
To experience the MARS DRINKS FLAVIA Barista machine, interested parties can call 1-877-273-5812 or visit www.marsdrinks.com/coffee-shop to request a free trial.
ABOUT MARS DRINKS
Mars Drinks creates great tasting moments at work by being at the center of workplace engagement, collaboration, productivity and well-being. Throughout North America, Europe and Asia, Mars Drinks supports businesses who want to provide great working environments for their people. Part of Mars, Incorporated Mars Drinks focuses its energy and resources on the workplace, with the belief that people are the most important asset to any business. In 1973 Mars Drinks introduced KLIX® the first-ever fully automatic in-cup drinks vending machine that serves large manufacturing channels across Europe. In 1984 Mars Drinks pioneered the single serve hot drinks category, introducing FLAVIA®, the first system for making hot drinks using fresh ground coffee and leaf teas sealed in individual servings. Through its ALTERRA® Coffee Roasters coffees, THE BRIGHT TEA CO.® teas, and DOVE® Hot Chocolate, Mars Drinks creates more than 1 billion great tasting moments at work! Find Mars Drinks online at www.marsdrinks.com.
ABOUT MARS, INCORPORATED
In 1911, Frank C. Mars made the first Mars candies in his Tacoma, Washington kitchen and established Mars’ first roots as a confectionery company. In the 1920s, Forrest E. Mars, Sr. joined his father in business and together they launched the MILKY WAY® bar. In 1932, Forrest, Sr. moved to the United Kingdom with a dream of building a business based on the objective of creating a “mutuality of benefits for all stakeholders” – this objective serves as the foundation of Mars, Incorporated today. Based in McLean, Virginia, Mars has net sales of more than $33 billion, six business segments including Petcare, Chocolate, Wrigley, Food, Drinks, Symbioscience, and more than 75,000 Associates worldwide that are putting its Principles into action to make a difference for people and the planet through its performance. Mars, Incorporated is proud to have been ranked 85th in the FORTUNE 100 Best Companies to Work For® list, compiled by the Great Place to Work® Institute, for the third consecutive year.
MARS DRINKS CONTACT:
Jodie Magee, Global Manager, Integrated Marketing Communications
Kayla Reed, Porter Novelli